6 Suggestions for Summer Sanity

6 Suggestions for Summer Sanity

“Summertime, and the living is easy.” So go the words in the well-known song. But in our often hectic modern times, summertime is anything but easy. Here are some tips for summer sanity.

How Quickly Could Our Homeschooling Freedoms Be Destroyed?

How Quickly Could Our Homeschool Freedoms Be Destroyed

The devastating destruction resulting from a violent storm that struck our farm last week has caused me to think of how quickly life can change. On Thursday afternoon, our crops were healthy and growing. My garden looked beautiful, full of well-tended plants, already yielding produce. On Thursday evening, all was destroyed. Our crops were decimated. My garden was devastated. What does this have … Read More

Homeschooling the Next Generation

Homeschooling the Next Generation

While scrolling down the Facebook news feed recently, an old, familiar image appeared. It was a grainy photo of the first NICHE graduation in 1995.

Bending Our Schedules to Accommodate Their Learning Excursions

It was time for me to fetch my daughter for her English work – because we all know how important English is, right?! I found her sitting in her favorite chair in the sunshine making a list of all the books of the Bible. And, not only was she going to list all of the the books of the Bible, … Read More

Preserving Homeschool Freedom for the Next Generation

Preserving Homeschooling Freedom

Some policymakers are trying to use recent heartbreaking deaths of two young women as “examples of homeschooling gone wrong,” suggesting that ALL home educating parents should be uniformly suspected as abusers and, therefore, their children should be subjected to individual investigation.